Traditional Streamers and Bucktails DVD
Don Bastian – Author
Ø Traditional Streamers and Bucktails, released in August 2007, is an instructional fly tying DVD presenting techniques for tying traditional New England style streamer flies.
Ø Don Bastian demonstrates each pattern step-by-step from start to finish, sharing his fly tying experience while teaching and explaining the topics of material selection, preparation, application, proportions, construction, durability, and finishing techniques for these beautiful and historic flies.
Ø This collection of patterns and intrinsic methods will inform and educate fly tying hobbyists and students with basic and advanced knowledge, skills, and techniques to construct traditional streamers and bucktails. The application of these methods will help to improve your tying of other types of streamer flies.
Ø Don Bastian has 47 years of fly tying experience and 26 years of fly tying instruction. He has approximately 265 traditional streamers and bucktails in a wide variety of styles published in the book Forgotten Flies. Photographic examples of some of these flies with recipes can be found at the Complete Sportsman website, www.rareandunusual.com.
Ø Patterns in this DVD are:
o Black Ghost
o Barnes Special
o Footer Special
o Gray Ghost
o Mickey Finn
Ø Filmed by Bennett-Watt Entertainment in Hi-Def with three cameras as part of their New Hooked on Fly Tying Series DVD’s. This DVD features incredible close-up images throughout the tying sequences. Nothing is left to your imagination. The filming was done by Kelly and Jim Watt, of Issaquah, Washington; both fly tiers with experience in filming, editing, and producing great fly tying DVD’s.
Cost: $25.00 US plus shipping.
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